Feb 23, 2013 4:00am PST
to help her friend, angela nolen, a kindergarten teacher, hire a hitman to kill nolen's ex-husband. they both worked at santag elementary school. the school superintendent reassuring parents and students. >> the events did not involve the schools or any students. and your children are as safe was we can reasonably make them. >> reporter: nolen is accused of paying $4,000 to an undercover police officer she thought was a hitman on tuesday. the job, to kill her ex-husband, father of their 7-year-old daughter. >> mr. strickler was very surprised. >> reporter: his client had no idea. that divorce proceedings were ordinary with no red flags. and angela nolen had full custody of their adopted daughter. >> mr. strickler found out about the alleged plot the day ms. nolen was arrested. obviously, he was in shock and distraught. >> reporter: this morning, the kindergarten teacher and the school nurse accused of plotting a murder-for-hire are both behind bars. >> it's so egregious. you have to look at that and the danger to the community. that's what the commonwealth is worried about.
Feb 17, 2013 12:00pm PST
at the national review, here with me in new york city angela rye, good to see you as well, former executive director of the black caucus and chris smith, contributing editor at "new york" magazine. thanks for being here. >> thanks for having us. >> robert, we'll start with you down there in d.c. as we've been reporting the obama administration is preparing an immigration plan of its own. that plan could call for an eight-year path to citizenship. how are republicans reacting to this so far? >> the initial reaction from republicans, they are quite unhappy with the white house leaking this. the key to watch is how senator marco rubio floored a response. he's looking for an enforcement trigger and if the president doesn't include enforcement a lot of republicans are going to walk. >> rubio did have a response. this legislation is half-baked an seriously flawed. if actually proposed, the president's bill would be dead on arrival in congress. angela rounds, what do you make of that? >> a whole lot. first and foremost the fact that it's in draft form and it's a proposal to say that it's dead on a
Feb 3, 2013 3:00am PST
or accept responsibility? here to debate this, fox news contributor angela mcglowan and democratic strategist maxwell. angela, i will start with you. is this really fair for him for him to be pushing the blame on quote unquote washington when he has been in the white house for four years. >> that's president obama. that's what he does. they pass the buck. instead of taking responsibility. the same old same old. he will blame washington, d.c. isn't he a part of d.c. >> he is a part of d.c. he is not the only one there he can't pass laws. we are talking about an economic recovery. we need to be looking at the people that can actually pass law in order to get that. >> zerlina he can't pass laws when nancy pelosi was speaker. she enacted all of his proposals. that's the president. he has lobbists that go to capitol hill and propose legislation, but harry reid hasn't even passed a budget. >> zerlina i want to bring this up too. a graphic in january the unemployment rate ticked up up to 7.9%. how long is it going to take for americans really to start feeling fed up with all of this espec
Feb 3, 2013 12:00pm PST
that the country's first black president was sworn into president for a second term. angela rod, director of impact strat justice and former executive director of the black caucus. it's good to see you. >> good to see you, too, craig. >> the president caught some flak about his first term, some lawmakers saying he did not do enough specifically for people that look like you and me. ma maxine waters, i want to talk about her. >> the congressional black caucus blasts the president, too. we're supportive of the president, but we getting tired, y'all. we want to give him every opportunity, but our people are hurting. >> he was talking specifically about the unemployment rate in the black community, which is and has always been a bit higher than that in the white community. how is the president faring right now specifically with black voters? >> well, with this past election, we saw over 90% of african-americans supporting the president. i think that our community certainly believes that the president -- it was better than the alternative at that time. to the congressman's point that you just played, af